Share your recipes for homemade pasta, gluten-free noodles, dressed up ramen, or any dish that incorporates pasta for your chance to win an iPad or some new equipment for future pasta endeavors. If you've been sitting on your grandma's special sauce recipe, dying to find a use for all that squid ink in the cupboard, or just looking for a good incentive to post your first Instructable, now is the time to get cooking. Imagine the pastabilities!

As a special prize, the author who submits the most entries will be eligible for an awesome Robot Apron.

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Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to entries from US, Canada [excluding Quebec], UK, China, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia,  Colombia, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, India, and Denmark<. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, November 5, 2012.

The winner(s) will be solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable statutes, laws (including, without limitation, common law, if applicable), rules and regulations and for bearing any personal income tax, VAT, withholding taxes, customs duties, or other taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges or other costs relating to receiving, claiming or collecting any prize.

The Pasta Contest is closed.

Grand Prize


Grand Prize

One Grand Prize winner will receive an iPad 2 (16GB, WiFi, black) and an Instructables Prize Pack.

First Prize

Three Three First Prize winners will receive a Cuisinart DLC-10S Pro Classic 7-Cup Food Processor and an Instructables Prize Pack.

Second Prize

Five Second Prize winners will receive an Atlas Pasta Machine and an Instructables Prize Pack.

Judges' Prize

The author that submits the most Instructables to the Pasta Contest will receive an Instructables Robot apron.

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Oct 15, 2012 and Nov 5, 2012 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Pasta Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.